Aji Amarillo chilli's ripen slowly from green to orange. The peppers can get over 6 inches in length and over an inch wide. They have a nice fruity flavour and good heat. The heat is close to a Cayenne pepper. They are often found dried in the Peruvian market but are great for grilling and stuffing since they are so large.
The Scoville heat unit for this variety is : 30 000 to 50 000 SHU
Important to Note.
Chilli peppers can be tricky to germinate and especially so with the rarer super hot varieties patience is needed as they can take up to 40 days to germinate in ideal conditions. We also recommend that a heat pad is used when germinating chillies of the Capsicum chinense species. All of our chillis are grown in isolation to avoid cross pollination. As chillis are rampant cross pollinators it is not uncommon for variances to appear in the fruit as chillis can cross pollinate with fruit from plants a few houses or kilometres away. The only way to ensure with 100% certainty that cross pollination does not occur is to use pollination bags on each flower when the plant starts to bud and before the flowers open.
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